Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Don Juan's Serenade
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 2:59
2 It Was in Early Spring
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 2:50
3 At the Ball
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 2:40
4 By Day or by Night
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 3:44
5 The Mild Stars Shone for Us
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 3:41
6 Only One Who Knows Longing
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 3:35
7 As Over Burning Embers
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 2:22
8 Songs of Dances and Death: Lullaby
Modest Musorgsky 5:43
9 Songs of Dances and Death: Serenade
Modest Musorgsky 4:51
10 Songs of Dances and Death: Trepak
Modest Musorgsky 5:21
11 Songs of Dances and Death: The Field Marshal
Modest Musorgsky 6:22
12 War Scenes: A Night Battle
Ned Rorem 5:13
13 War Scenes: Specimen Case
Ned Rorem 2:26
14 War Scenes: An Incident
Ned Rorem 2:04
15 War Scenes: Inauguration Ball
Ned Rorem 1:51
16 War Scenes: The Real War Will Never Get in the Books
Ned Rorem 3:39
17 Encore Announcement
[dialogue] 0:04
18 Memories (A) and (B)
Charles Ives 3:47
19 Encore Announcement
[dialogue] 0:23
20 Shall I Compare Thee?
Einojuhani Rautavaara 2:03
21 Encore Announcement
[dialogue] 0:11
22 The Green-Eyed Dragon
Wolseley Charles 4:48

Credits

CD 1

grand piano:
Julius Drake (pianist) (2007-10-18) (tracks 1–16, 18, 20, 22)
baritone vocals:
Gerald Finley (2007-10-18) (tracks 1–16, 18, 20, 22)
composer:
Wolseley Charles (track 22)
Ned Rorem (tracks 12–16)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (tracks 4–5)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1869) (track 6)
Модест Петрович Мусоргский (composer) (1875) (tracks 8–10)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1875-02 – 1875-03) (track 7)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1878) (tracks 1–3)
Charles Ives (1897) (track 18)
Einojuhani Rautavaara (1951) (track 20)
dedicated to:
engineer:
Anthony B. Faulkner (technical) (2007-10-18) (tracks 1–22)
lyricist:
Greatrex Newman (track 22)
William Shakespeare (famous English poet and playwright) (track 20)
Алексей Константинович Толстой (prominent 19th century writer) (tracks 1–3)
Алексей Николаевич Толстой (20th century writer) (tracks 1–3)
Walt Whitman (tracks 12–16)
Charles Ives (1897) (track 18)
producer:
Jeremy Hayes (tracks 1–22)
revised by:
Einojuhani Rautavaara (2005) (track 20)
soprano vocals:
Gerald Finley (2007-10-18) (track 19)
spoken vocals:
Gerald Finley (2007-10-18) (tracks 17, 21)
recorded at:
Wigmore Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (2007-10-18) (tracks 1–22)
part of:
arrangements:
Songs and Dances of Death: I. Lullaby (for Russian folk instruments, Boyashev) (track 8)
Songs and Dances of Death: II. Serenade (for Russian folk instruments, Boyashev) (track 9)
Songs and Dances of Death: III. Trepak (for Russian folk instruments, Boyashev) (track 10)
Songs and Dances of Death: IV. The Army Leader (for Russian folk instruments, Boyashev) (track 11)
is the basis for:
None But the Lonely Heart (Spike Jones version) (track 6)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Serenâd Don Juan (track 1)
live recording of:
Memories, S. 297 (2007-10-18) (track 18)
The Green-Eyed Dragon (for voice and piano) (2007-10-18) (track 22)
Three Sonnets of Shakespeare: III. Shall I Compare Thee (for voice and piano, 2005 revision) (2007-10-18) (track 20)
War Scenes: I. A Night Battle (2007-10-18) (track 12)
War Scenes: II. Specimen Case (2007-10-18) (track 13)
War Scenes: III. An Incident (2007-10-18) (track 14)
War Scenes: IV. Inauguration Ball (2007-10-18) (track 15)
Как над горячею золой, op. 25 no. 2 (for voice and piano) (2007-10-18) (track 7)
orchestrations:
At the Ball (orch. by Stokowski) (track 3)
Songs and Dances of Death: I. Cradle Song (for bass and orchestra, orch. Aho) (track 8)
Songs and Dances of Death: II. Serenade (for bass and orchestra, orch. Aho) (track 9)
Songs and Dances of Death: III. Trepak (for bass and orchestra, orch. Aho) (track 10)
Songs and Dances of Death: IV. The Field Marshal (for bass and orchestra, orch. Aho) (track 11)
Песни и пляски смерти: II. Серенада (orchestrated by Shostakovich) (track 9)
Песни и пляски смерти: III. Трепак (orchestrated by Shostakovich) (track 10)
Песни и пляски смерти: IV. Полководец (orchestrated by Shostakovich) (track 11)
part of:
6 Romances, op. 25 (for voice and piano) (track 7)
6 Romances, op. 38 (tracks 1–3)
Three Sonnets of Shakespeare (for voice and piano, 2005 revision) (track 20)
Песни и пляски смерти (for voice and piano) (tracks 8–11)
War Scenes (tracks 12–16)
6 Romances, op. 6 (track 6)
7 Romances, op. 47 (track 4)
recording of:

Release

ASIN: UK: B001H5GK74 [info]